Allied Warships

USS Schroeder (DD 501)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 501 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down25 Jun 1942 
Launched11 Nov 1942 
Commissioned1 Jan 1943 
End service21 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned 23 March 1946.
Stricken 1 October 1972.
Sold 2 January 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Schroeder (DD 501)

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1T/Cdr. John Treadwell Bowers, Jr., USN1 Jan 19437 Jun 1944
2T/Cdr. Robert Wallace McElrath, Jr., USN7 Jun 194423 Mar 1946

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Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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